How can faith inspire someone to help others and live a life of self-sacrifice? Children from St Barnabas Church of England Primary School in Montpelier, Bristol look at this in a film they made about the Sisters of the Church in St. Paul's. You can now see this film online.
Spiritual Development - a key issue of the moment
"Inspectors also evaluate how well the school promotes the pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development."
Ofsted Framework 2012, paragraph 40
isay:usay:wesay is an exciting resource that stimulates dialogue in a classroom about the significance of faith and values in the UK today.
How is education about relationships and sex developing, and what are the best resources available? This article gives examples from "Love and Sex Matters" published by Salisbury Diocese with the assistance of people in Bristol Diocese.
"My personal hope is that the new generation of relationship and sex education materials will lead our children and young people to be better protected," wrote Katy Staples.
You can read more about our resources including "Love and Sex Matters" here.
How can you mark 400 years of the King James Bible in a relevant and interesting way across the different Key Stages?
This is a sample policy about Relationships and Sex Education which Church Schools can take and adapt. It has been developed and approved by Salisbury and Bristol Dioceses.
Here are some tools to help with the planning of your RE lessons, and connecting them with themes which will span the whole curriculum.
There are separate sheets for KS1, Lower KS2 and Upper KS2.